Coach Ray

Training for Excellence, with Excellent Training

Training Plan

Thursday Training Plan: 24 week BEGINNER Training Plan for the Kaikoura Whale Run

The Kaikoura Whale Run bills itself as ‘the FUN event at Kaikoura for everyone.‘ Having done both the half marathon and 10km (even winning that a few years ago) I can attest to the fact that it is a fun course and…

Thursday Training Plan: 30 Week Abel Tasman Coastal Classic Trail Run Training Plan

Stride into paradise with the Abel Tasman Coastal Classic. Now into it’s 25th year this is truly an iconic beauty and a must run event. Entries open today and this training plan commences on Monday, that will see you getting…

Thursday Training Plan: Auckland Women’s Half Marathon Training Plan (BEGINNER 16 Week Plan – Start 12 Mar 18)

The Auckland Women’s Half Marathon is New Zealand’s first all women half marathon. This training plan will take a beginner female runner and increase their fitness level to enable them to comfortably run complete the event.

Thursday Training Plan: Christchurch MARATHON Training Plan (INTERMEDIATE 12 week Plan – Start 12 Mar 18)

The Christchurch Marathon is one of the fastest marathon’s in New Zealand. This training plan will take an intermediate runner and increase their fitness level to enable them to comfortably run faster than they previously have.

Thursday Training Session: Cycling FTP Power Boost Training Plan (Intermediate 16 week Plan – Start anytime) 3 workouts/week

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.” As you work your way through this training programme you’ll build your Functional Threshold Power (FTP). With regular FTP tests every 4 weeks you’ll be able to measure and see your progress.

Get Fit to Ride the Old Ghost Road

  The Old Ghost Road is an iconic Mountain Biking Trail in New Zealand. The 85km single-track adventure takes the rider through remote valleys, mountain tops and river gorges. It is a Grade 4 (advanced) mountain biking trail and has a…

Thursday Training Plan: 4 Weeks to a Faster 1500m With Only Two 2km Sessions per Week

  As you follow the programme you will find yourself swimming  your 1,500m faster. Now whether that is a PB or not will depend on how fast you have swum in the past, but it will definitely be faster at the end…

Friday Fartlek Run – 12x 2min Hill Reps

This is a hard VO2 Max workout that develops your ability to sustain your top end intensity and enhances your ability to develop power (especially on hills). Hill reps are an important training session for all runners, as well as…

Thursday Training Plan: Park Run Training Plan (BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE 16 week Plan – Start Anytime)

Park Runs are free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, and are safe and easy to take part in. These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and they encourage people of every ability to…

Thursday Training Plan: Rotorua MARATHON Training Plan (INTERMEDIATE 12 week Plan – Start 12 Feb 18)

The Rotorua Marathon is one of the most iconic marathons in New Zealand. This training plan will take an intermediate runner and increase their fitness level to enable them to comfortably run faster than they previously have on this course.

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